Ko Soo is cast for a leading role in new SBS medical drama series “Thoracic Surgery.” In the drama series Ko Soo will play Park Tae-Soo. He is a fellow in thoracic surgery. Ko Soo is the first person cast in the drama series.
“Thoracic Surgery” first airs September, 2018 in South Korea (takes over SBS’ Wednesday and Thursday 10PM time slot after “Dear Judge.”).
First script reading for JTBC drama series “My ID Is Gangnam Beauty” took place May 30, 2018 at the JTBC building in Sangam, Seoul, South Korea. At the first script reading, main cast members Lim Soo-Hyang, Cha Eun-Woo (‘Astro’), Jo Woo-Ri, Kwak Dong-Yeon, Park Joo-Mi, Min Do-Hee and Woo Hyeon all attended. The director of the drama series Choi Sung-Bum stated that the story is about the growth of a woman after going through plastic surgery and experiencing new things at a university.
“My ID Is Gangnam Beauty” first airs July, 2018 in South Korea.
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First two teaser trailers added for upcoming KBS2 drama series “Your House Helper” starring Ha Seok-Jin and Bona (‘WJSN’). In addition, here’s 3 teaser posters for the drama series. The teaser posters features Ha Seok-Jin as house helper Kim Ji-Woon. He works as a professional housekeeper; cleaning clients’ homes, doing laundry and also helping to arrange his clients’ complicated lives. At the 18 second mark of the teaser trailer #1 (2), Ha Seok-Jin does a voice-over and states “I clean up your mind ….your house helper.”
“Your House Helper” is now set to first air July 4, 2018 in South Korea.
Kim Sung-Cheol and Jung Chae-Yeon (‘DIA’) are cast in KBS2 drama special “To.Jenny.” The drama series is described as a new type of music drama. Indie band music will appearing in the drama special.
“To.Jenny” will air July 10, 2018 at 11PM in South Korea.
First script reading for MBC drama series “Time” took place April 28, 2018 at MBC Broadcasting Station in Ilsan, South Korea. The first script reading included main cast members Kim Jung-Hyun, Seohyun (‘Girls’ Generation’), Kim Joon-Han, Hwang Seung-Un, Kim Jung-Tae and Jeon Su-Kyeong in attendance. The first script reading took about 4 hours to complete.
“Time” first airs July, 2018 in South Korea (takes over MBC’s Wednesday and Thursday 10PM time slot after “Come and Hug Me.”).
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Upcoming tvN drama series “Mr. Shunshine” held its gosa ceremony on June 8, 2018. The traditional gosa ceremony takes place to bring about good luck and avoid misfortune. The gosa ceremony was held at a filming set in Nonsan, South Chungcheong Province, South Korea. More than 200 people including Lee Byung-Hun, Kim Tae-Ri, Yoo Yeon-Seok, Kim Min-Jung, Byun Yo-Han, Choi Moo-Sung and Jo Woo-Jin all attended.
“Mr. Sunshine” first airs July 7, 2018 in South Korea.
Jung So-Min is cast for tvN drama series “Hundred Million Stars From the Sky” co-starring Seo In-Guk. The drama series is a remake of 2002 Fuji TV drama series “Hundred Million Stars From the Sky” starring Takuya Kimura and Eri Fukatsu in the respective lead roles.
For “Hundred Million Stars From the Sky,” Jung So-Min will play lead female character Yoo Jin-Kang. When she was little, she lost her parents in an accident. Her older brother Yoo Jin-Kook then raised her with love. Now, she works as an advertisement designer. After she meets Kim Moo-Young (Seo In-Guk), her life changes.
“Hundred Million Stars From the Sky” first airs sometime in the second half of this year in South Korea.
First script reading for OCN drama series “Voice 2” took place May 23, 2018 at Studio Dragon in Sangam-dong, Seoul, South Korea. Main cast members including Lee Jin-Wook, Lee Ha-Na, Son Eun-Seo and An Se-Ha attended. After the first script reading finished, Lee Jin-Wook stated “Please give lots of love to drama series ‘Voice 2’ which will make this summer cool.” Lee Ha-Na stated “The script is good. It makes people think about the dangers of crime taking place around them and emphasizes prevention.” Actor Jang Hyuk opted to not appear in “Voice 2.”
“Voice 2” will first air August, 2018 in South Korea.
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Yoon Gyun-Sang is now cast for the lead male role in JTBC drama series “Clean With Passion For Now” co-starring Kim You-Jung. Production for the drama series was halted earlier this year, while Kim You-Jung received treatment for hypothyroidism. The delay caused Ahn Hyo-Seop to drop out of the drama series and led to Yoon Gyun-Sang replacing him. For the drama series, Yoon Gyun-Sang will play Jang Sun-Gyeol. His character has a fear of germs and he is the CEO of a cleaning company. His life goes smoothly, but things change when Gil O-Sol (Kim You-Jung ) jumps into his life.
“Clean With Passion For Now” is now scheduled to first air November, 2018 in South Korea.
Go Ara has been offered a lead role in new SBS drama series “Hatch.” Currently, Go Ara is considering the offer. The drama series is set during the Joseon era and features a script with adventure. If Go Ara accepts, she will play Yeo-Ji. Her character is an enthusiastic damo. She is good in the martial arts and conducting investigations. She also speaks Chinese, Japanese and Korean.
“Hatch” will first air September, 2018 in South Korea (takes over SBS’ Saturday 9PM time slot after “About Her“).